West Lincoln Bears sweep Bobcats at home
The West Lincoln Lady Bears (17-3, 4-0) kept their Region 7-2A record perfect on Tuesday night with a hard fought 42-38 win over Bogue Chitto (15-7, 3-1). In the boys’ game West Lincoln (12-8, 3-1) bounced back from their first division loss of the year to take a 51-39 win over the visiting Bobcats (5-17, 1-3).
Earlier in the season at the county tournament West Lincoln ran away with a 50-30 win over the Lady Bobcats. On Tuesday Bogue Chitto led 14-12 after the first quarter.
Junior forward Bailey Wilson led the WL offense with 12 points and Katelyn Dickerson chipped in 10 points and 10 rebounds. Kamilah Clay led BC in scoring with 13 points and DeAnna Edwards added 8 points.
West Lincoln also got nine points from Skylar Hall, five from Brittany Sturkey, four points from Elizabeth Stogner, and two points from Megan Gerald.
Karly Leake and Katelynn Palmer scored six points each for BC. Cheyenne Hall scored three points and Tyuna Brumfield rounded out the Lady Bobcats scoring with two points.
In the boys’ game the Bobcats held a 23-16 lead at halftime before a 22-10 fourth quarter run put the Bears over the top.
Senior guard Garrison Coffey led WL with 17 points and junior guard Anthony “Peanut” Hughes chipped in 14 points. Junior forward Keshon Byrd scored eight points for the Bears and freshman Enrico Price added five points. Michael Brothern scored four points, Jatavian Lewis scored two, and Tate Smith capped the West Lincoln scoring with one point.
Junior Josh Thomas led Bogue Chitto with 16 points. Markee Magee and Zach Upkins scored seven points apiece for the Bobcats. Lincoln Collins added four points while Tristan Buffington and Cameron Gladden scored two points each. Damarcus Godlbolt scored one point to round out the Bobcat scoring.
West Lincoln steps out of region play fort eh final time this season on Friday when they travel to Rankin County to face the Pelahatchie Chiefs. Bogue Chitto plays at Loyd Star on Friday.